ISBN: 9780323358521
Page Count: 416
Imprint: Mosby
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Workbook for Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 11th Edition

by Robert M. Kacmarek, PhD, RRT, FAARC
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ISBN: 9780323358521
Page Count: 416
Imprint: Mosby
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Keyed chapter-by-chapter to the market-leading text, Workbook for Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 11th Edition is filled with more NBRC-style, case study application, and analysis-style questions that prepare you to excel on exams. This comprehensive Workbook features a new design with a second color that highlights important information, breaks up text, and offers better usability. New chapters correlate with the text to keep you current, and a wide range of activities engage and guide you through some of the text’s more difficult concepts.

    • Word Wizard tests your knowledge of key terms.
    • Meet the Objectives assess your learning outcomes.
    • Key Points identify key concepts from the chapter.
    • Case studies test comprehension of assessment and intervention strategies and help you practice critical thinking.
    • What Does the NBRC Say? provides information on expectations of NBRC, gives a sampling of NBRC-style multiple-choice questions, and helps you prepare for the certification exam.
    • Food for Thought offers thought-provoking tips and questions.
    • Information Age highlights all the resources available to you on the web.
    • A Picture is Worth (including Pneumo-nuggets) features a mixture of labeling exercises and "nuggets" of information in the form of tips or questions.
    • Chapter-specific exercises offer various activities, such as exercises on ethics, equipment, and mathematics.
    • NEW! Five all-new chapters bring you the most up-to-date information on the fundamentals of respiratory care research, trauma, burns, near drowning, patient ventilator interaction, flexible bronchoscopy, and extracorporeal life support (ECLS).
    • NEW! A second color helps highlight pertinent information, breaks up text, and provides a better overall look.
    • EXPANDED! More NBRC-style questions help you pass the NBRC examination.
    • NEW! Updated content reflects changes in the 11th edition of the text.
  • I: Foundations of Respiratory Care
    1. History of Respiratory Care
    2. Delivering Evidence-Based Respiratory Care
    3. Quality, Patient Safety, and Communication, and Recordkeeping
    4. Principles of Infection Prevention and Control
    5. Ethical and Legal Implications of Practice
    6. Physical Principles of Respiratory Care 
    7. E-Medicine in Respiratory Care 
    8. NEW! Fundamentals of Respiratory Care Research
    II: Applied Anatomy and Physiology
    9. The Respiratory System
    10. The Cardiovascular System
    11. Ventilation
    12. Gas Exchange and Transport
    13. Solutions, Body Fluids, and Electrolytes
    14. Acid-Base Balance
    15. Regulation of Breathing
    III: Assessment of Respiratory Disorders
    16. Bedside Assessment of the Patient
    17. Interpreting Clinical and Laboratory Data
    18. Interpreting the Electrocardiogram
    19. Analysis and Monitoring of Gas Exchange
    20. Pulmonary Function Testing
    21. Review of Thoracic Imaging
    22. NEW! Flexible Bronchoscopy and the Respiratory Therapist
    23. Nutrition Assessment
    IV: Review of Cardiopulmonary Disease
    24. Pulmonary Infections
    25. Obstructive Lung Disease: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Asthma, and Related Diseases
    26. Interstitial Lung Disease
    27. Pleural Diseases
    28. Pulmonary Vascular Disease
    29. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) 
    30. NEW! Trauma, Burns and Near Drowning
    31. Lung Cancer
    32. Neuromuscular and Other Diseases of the Chest Wall
    33. Disorders of Sleep
    34. Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Disorders
    V: Basic Therapeutics
    35. Airway Pharmacology
    36. Airway Management
    37. Emergency Cardiovascular Life Support
    38. Humidity and Bland Aerosol Therapy
    39. Aerosol Drug Therapy
    40. Storage and Delivery of Medical Gases
    41. Medical Gas Therapy
    42. Lung Expansion Therapy
    43. Airway Clearance Therapy (ACT)
    VI: Acute and Critical Care
    44. Respiratory Failure and the Need for Ventilatory Support
    45. Mechanical Ventilators
    46. Physiology of Ventilatory Support
    47. NEW! Patient Ventilator Interaction
    48. Initiating and Adjusting Invasive Ventilatory Support
    49. Noninvasive Ventilation
    50. NEW! Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS)
    51. Monitoring the Patient in the Intensive Care Unit
    52. Discontinuing Ventilatory Support
    53. Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care
    VII: Patient Education and Long-Term Care
    54. Patient Education and Health Promotion
    55. Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
    56. Respiratory Care in Alternative Settings
  • Robert M. Kacmarek, PhD, RRT, FAARC, Professor of Anesthesiology, Harvard Medical School; Director, Respiratory Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
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